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Re: [Shop-talk] Stripped Screw heads

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Stripped Screw heads
From: "Elton E. (Tony) Clark" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 19:08:33 -0600
*I've saved a couple of bad stripped screws in the last few months with this
*1.  soak for reasonable time with a penetrant*
*2.  pound the head with a carefully chosen punch or air hammer.*
*3.  cut a screwdriver slit in the head with a small  abrasive disc in a

*4.  Apply a screwdriver & know you've done all you can do.*
*Didn't work?*
*5.  Then, having avoided breaking off a very hard broken easy-out, drill
out the screw and retap.*
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